Hello everyone! Today is a big day for CitySurfing Orlando, as it was TEN years ago today that I opened this blog dedicated to covering Orlando and surrounding Central Florida!
From theme parks to local dining to amazing events, I’ve had the pleasure to discover so many of the wonderful things that make this truly the City Beautiful.
I want to thank each and every one of you who have visited this site over the last decade! Every visit, every social media click and share, every comment…you’ve helped shape this site and let me know what you want to know more about in our city and its nearby neighbors.
Due to the Coronavirus, there have been a lot of Orlando and Central Florida Closures, Postponements, and Cancellations. I’ve been posting some to our social media, but decided to create this reference page that will list every one of those changes, as we discover them.
I was recently invited to take part in a media day to try the Interactive Horse Experience at the Al-Marah Arabians Horse Farm in Clermont, and I had a wonderful time.
If you know anything about Arabian horses or would like to learn and meet some of the National Champions, the Al-Marah Arabians Horse Farm allows unparalleled access to many of it’s award winning stallions, geldings and mares.
The farm’s owner, Mark Miller, founded Arabian Nights and entertained crowds for 25 years at the now closed dinner show. Now the Al-Marah herd has been relocated to an idyllic location in Clermont.
Even though Legoland Florida has only been open since October 2011, it wasn’t long after that they were talking about adding on a water park for the guests as well.
The water park is located in the former spot of Cypress Gardens’ water park and features a wave pool, Build-A-Raft lazy river, tube slides, body slides and an interactive water-play structure for toddlers – DUPLO® Safari.
Legoland has set May 26, 2012, as opening day for the water park. Day guests can add on the water park for an additional $12. It is included in the all new Legoland premium pass, which includes 12 months of admission to both parks.
For more information, or to purchase tickets in advance, visit Legoland.com.